Illinois theatre production of 'Airness' follows journey of air guitarists

February 28, 2024

A play that follows the journey of 6 air guitar competitors will be performed by theatre students at at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, at Fat City Bar and Grill, 505 S. Chestnut St., Champaign, on Feb. 29-March 2. This comedy play features five friends from different cities who support each other on the air guitar competition circuit. They encounter a newcomer to the competition, Nina, who plays a real guitar in a band, and has her own secret motivations for achieving "airness." Check out this great article from the Illinois News Bureau for more!

Tickets for “Airness” are available online and seating is limited.

Airness poster showing six different artists

The University of Illinois theatre department’s production of “Airness” at Fat City Bar and Grill follows several air guitarists on the competition circuit as they try to reach the pinnacle of self-expression – “airness.”

The theatre department created posters for the characters of the air guitar competitors.
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